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Cheap Trick Joins Lineup for Little Kids Rock Charity Event

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Cheap Trick UnlimitedCheap Trick is among the artists who have joined the lineup for the 2014 edition of the annual Little Kids Rock gala, which will be held at the Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City on October 23. The fundraiser is produced by E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt and his wife — and fellow Sopranos cast alum ... Read More »

David Byrne to Perform with Alicia Keys at NYC Charity Event

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Paul R. Giunta/Getty ImagesDavid Byrne‘s new collaboration pairs him with an unlikely partner. Billboard reports that the former Talking Heads frontman will be performing with pop superstarr Alicia Keys at her annual Keep a Child Alive Black Ball event. In addition to benefiting Keep a Child Alive — the organization co-founded by Keys to provide HIV treatment to children orphaned ... Read More »

Deep Purple’s Ian Paice Shares Memories of “Astounding” Jon Lord Tribute Concert

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earMUSIC/Eagle Rock EntertainmentThis past April, Deep Purple and a variety of other well-known musicians gathered at London’s famed Royal Albert Hall to take part in a special concert paying homage to the band’s founding keyboardist Jon Lord, who died in 2012 at age 71 from complications of pancreatic cancer. The show was held in conjunction with the 2014 edition of ... Read More »

David Crosby Responds to Neil Young’s Comment that CSNY Will Never Tour Again

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Credit: Django CrosbyAccording to a recent report posted on JamBase.com, Neil Young declared during a sold-out show in Philadelphia on October 8 that there will never be another Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young tour. Now, David Crosby has responded to Neil’s statement, while suggesting that he knows why his on-again-off-again collaborator made the remark. In a message on his Twitter ... Read More »

Listen to David Bowie’s New Song, “Sue,” Online Now

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Photo: Jimmy KingDavid Bowie‘s brand-new song “Sue (or In a Season of Crime),” was given its world premiere Sunday on the U.K.’s BBC 6 Radio Music station, but if you didn’t tune in, you can hear the seven-minute track streaming now at DavidBowie.com. The epic song features Bowie crooning melodramatically about a love affair that apparently has gone bad, accompanied ... Read More »

Hear Clips of Unreleased Queen Songs in Trailer for “Queen Forever” Compilation

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Hollywood RecordsQueen Forever, the upcoming compilation that features three previously unreleased Queen tracks, doesn’t hit stores until November 10, but you can hear segments of a number of the tunes now in a new trailer for the album. The two-minute, 18-second clip can be viewed at the band’s official YouTube channel. The video includes snippets of all three unreleased songs ... Read More »

Steven Tyler Signs with Miley Cyrus’ Management Company

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Image Courtesy of Ross HalfinIf Steven Tyler starts twerking, we’ll know who to blame. The Aerosmith frontman has signed with Larry Rudolph and Rebecca Lambrecht of Rudolph’s ReignDeer Entertainment — the same company that manages pop stars Miley Cyrus and Britney Spears. “At this exciting new time in my career, there was need for a big change,” Tyler says in ... Read More »

Smokey Robinson, Journey and Styx Booked for Carnival Cruise Line’s 2015 Concert Series

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Autumn de Wilde/Verve Records; Travis ShinnSmokey Robinson knows a thing or two about “Cruisin’,” so who better to entertain seagoing vacationers as part of the second annual Carnival LIVE Concert Series. The performance series will feature a variety of music stars playing exciting onboard shows while select Carnival cruise liners visit various ports during their trips. Robinson will be performing ... Read More »

Watch Video of Neil Young Performing Orchestral Version of New Environmental Anthem “Who’s Gonna Stand Up?”

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Image Courtesy of Danny ClinchNeil Young is giving fans a look into the recording of his upcoming album, Storytone, in a video that captures him performing his new song “Who’s Gonna Stand Up?” with a full 92-piece orchestra and choir. The clip, which has been posted on the folk-rock legend’s official YouTube channel, shows Young singing the tune live in ... Read More »